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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By GSXRYDER
thanks

Got it covered
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By GSXRYDER
quick q

Crank bolt ...normal RH threads or LH threads...I have my 1" breaker bar on it and don't wanna strip it or break it...figured I'd ask first...thx
Also will I need a special tool to hold the crank...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By GSXRYDER
Thanks Jim

Yes I know there is little likelihood of plastic into the cylinders, there are no metal 'chunks' just some metallic shavings as if the chain rubbed on the aluminum guide. I was at around 2k rpm when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By GSXRYDER
Here is the scoop

I tend very well to my cars, Oil changes are done 2x BMW recommended intervals for the engine. Every 7500 with pure Ow40 synthetic. I have around 160k on it and don't beat the car.

As for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By GSXRYDER
Serious? 4.4L 62TU

I had a rattle from the front of my 540. Knowing the story of the timing chains & guides I stopped the engine. I purchased a complete rebuild kit for the timing chain guides and yesterday started to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By GSXRYDER
here ya go

http://car-part.com/

I would look into an LS3....most horsepower cheapest and easiest to build. Install has been done several times so no reinventing the wheel...

Good Luck:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By GSXRYDER
have you

Tried fresh redline in your tranny? I have the same setup and absolutely love it! Of course when I drive the E39 it is my cruizer. The Z4M Coupe is my 'sporty' car...I wish it shifted as good as my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By GSXRYDER
ha

Take that...as for me...I take my wheels off pretty regularly to wash the back side of the wheels. So, rather than hit the tires with a mallet or the back side of the air gun my tires come of pretty...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-11-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By GSXRYDER
Well

I took my rear end apart and am going to put in some dynamat to make it quieter ...and I got the code off the module, thing is now that I am connected...I don't know how to use the phone...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-06-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By GSXRYDER
I always set

My aluminum wheels to 95ftlbs...go over em twice and never had a problem...and put antiseize on the back side of the rim so they don't 'rust' in place...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 561
Posted By GSXRYDER
why

put the cart before the horse?

We all know these are throw away cooling systems.. Buy your car and enjoy it. Maybe it will last another 2 or 3 years on that system. When it does go you will know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By GSXRYDER
Props to JimLev

I ordered a timing chain kit from FCP Euro and they had a great deal on all the parts I was going to need to accomplish the guide replacement. Ended up I was going to need some special tools to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,834
Posted By GSXRYDER
so...

What is up with this...did you send the heads out to be redone or did you end up purchasing some 'new' heads? you may have already said something in this regard...:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By GSXRYDER
Try

Uship...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By GSXRYDER
These

Cars have been around long enough...everything that could be tried with exhaust systems has been tried...on youtube there are some real clean sounding cars. You may want to dig around a bit ...you're...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,834
Posted By GSXRYDER
So...

If I follow this correctly the simplest thing for him to do is to take t he valves out of the 'impact' cylinders and verify valves, guides hardware, seats - get the heads redone or new heads and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-01-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By GSXRYDER
got it

turn the key on 5x pretty quick ...hold the up arrow key and press the center 'bmw' logo button 3x...then the locks will actuate to show you have synced the key to t he car...:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By GSXRYDER
Codes?

Almost sounds like a TPS (throttle position sensor)? maybe not plugged in or crushed...or drive by wire?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By GSXRYDER
question...

Wouldn't it be easier to grab the dme out of the manual car?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-31-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By GSXRYDER
chickdr

you know the lock/unlock of the doors with the button, unlock the hatch etc...that stuff
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-31-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By GSXRYDER
key to the issue

I got a new replacement key for my M coupe. Thing is none of the 'remote buttons on the key work. Then I tried my old key and it doesn't work either...none of the remote functions work. starts the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-30-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By GSXRYDER
Audio Q

I just paired my phone to the bluetooth in my Z4MC. Wondered if I could 'stream' pandora to my car but found no way to do so. Came inside my house and paired my phone to a small JBL bluetooth so I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,834
Posted By GSXRYDER
well

You might be the luckiest person I know...

You're gonna want those heads magnafluxed and have em gone over but much better than I expected!

Congrats...Probably guides and valves replaced is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,834
Posted By GSXRYDER
The only damage

May not be seen is cracked valve guides...other than that, the pistons have holes or the valves dont' sit flush...at those RPM's (especially those required to snap one of our timing chains) something...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,834
Posted By GSXRYDER
Sooo

How is that motor coming get the heads off yet?
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